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Elkhorn Creek Bridge

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Overview
Through truss bridge over Elkhorn Creek on 500th Street
Location
Shelby County, Iowa
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1958
Builder
- Iowa State Highway Commission of Ames, Iowa (Design)
Design
Pratt through truss with a skew
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 98.1 ft.
Total length: 146.0 ft.
Deck width: 16.1 ft.
Vertical clearance above deck: 13.5 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+41.56301, -95.10447   (decimal degrees)
41°33'47" N, 95°06'16" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/324520/4603398 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Elk Horn
Land survey
T. 78 N., R. 37 W., Sec. 16
Average daily traffic (as of 2012)
20
Inventory numbers
IA 303970 (Iowa bridge number)
BH 14383 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of April 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Serious (3 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Fair (5 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 19.4 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • February 22, 2012: Updated by Jason Smith: This bridge is a Pratt through truss bridge

Sources 

  • Jason Smith - flensburg [dot] bridgehunter [dot] av [at] googlemail [dot] com